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Researchers Study Near-, Farsightedness in Horses

December 27th, 2014 Comments Off
Not that much different from humans, at least in this way. Can you imagine trying to get a pair of glasses to stay on your favorite 4 legged friend? Or worse, putting in contacts. I can just imagine the ...

Wild horses a connection to our past

December 27th, 2014 (4)
The Mogollon Rim is a place of contrasting beauty – pine forested mountains meet the desert landscapes. The whole region – even beyond to the Mogollon Mountains to the east where I lived – can be quite remote. You ...

Oldest equine at Horses’ Haven rescue dies at 42

December 26th, 2014 (3)
Forty-two year is quite a long life for a horse. The oldest on record is of course Old Billy, a 19th century horse that is said to have lived to the unheard of age of 61. Shayne, a handsome ...

Priests Bless Horses on St. Stephen’s Day

December 26th, 2014 (1)
Here in the United States many churches bless all sorts of animals on the saint day for Saint Francis of Assissi. A church in Connecticut would even have locals bring their work horses to church to be blessed on ...

A Final Ride: 93-year-old back in the saddle one last time

December 26th, 2014 (2)
Horse lovers everywhere understand Eleanor Killerlain’s wish – to be in the saddle just one more time. It is so sweet that the people who love her, helped her make it happen. ~ HfH From: Oregon Observer By: Brianne ...

Horse Rescue Operators Share Christmas Wish Lists

December 25th, 2014 Comments Off
Habitat for Horse’s President, Jerry Finch, shares with The Horse our Christmas Wish List. It maybe Christmas Day, but its never too late to give a gift! ~ HfH The Horse The holiday season is prime time for supporting ...

Merry Christmas…and just maybe an even Happier New Year

December 25th, 2014 (8)
Christmas Day, 2014. It’s a quiet, peaceful day, a day that leads to reflection, and perhaps a bit of introspection. Things are far different than they were 12 months ago. Horses have come and gone, investigations completed, trips to ...

Spreading a little Christmas cheer with his horses and a wave

December 24th, 2014 Comments Off
It is always wonderful to see people keeping up the spirit of the holidays. Haflingers are wonderful horses – its great to see them showcased in such a wonderful way. ~ HfH From: The Recorder By: Anita Fritz GREENFIELD ...

Merry Christmas, Tumbler

December 24th, 2014 (2)
Tumbler came to Habitat for Horses two years ago, just a couple of weeks shy of Christmas. A seven year old stallion, he was found underweight and in need of TLC. Tumbler spent the next year gaining his weight ...

Good Horse Keeping and Other Advice From Equine Rescuers

December 24th, 2014 Comments Off
Jerry Finch, President and Founder of Habitat for Horses, appears in this morning’s article in The Horse – a well known equine health care guide website. Who better to ask how to keep a horse healthy? ~ HfH From: ...